DLA News Archive

Category: Europe and Africa

May 17, 2024

Expeditionary teams close out DEFENDER ’24 field ops

Agency expeditionary civilians and servicemembers share perspectives on exercise accomplishments, their teams, and visiting Germany during the largest U.S. Army-led exercise in Europe.

May 10, 2024

DEFENDER '24 hones expeditionary skillsets

A collection of DLA Disposition Services expeditionary civilians and DLA Joint Reserve Force servicemembers have assembled a solid team and are developing skills together during a field exercise in Germersheim, Germany.

May 7, 2024

Expeditionary personnel support DEFENDER ’24 

Agency civilians and servicemembers have established field operating sites in Germany to participate in the largest U.S. Army exercise in Europe.

April 29, 2024

Disposition personnel to support DEFENDER 2024

Agency property disposal experts and servicemembers will soon travel to Germany to deploy and operate an Expeditionary Site Set in support of the U.S. Army’s largest exercise in Europe.

Feb. 6, 2024

Excess equipment to help build special operations capability

A Kaiserslautern-based property disposal specialist recently went the extra mile to transfer a valuable fabricating system from Germany to a stateside customer with an important mission.

Jan. 23, 2024

Environmentalist saves agency customer’s life

Mike Lapine recently received the Superior Civilian Service Award for providing lifesaving response when a property turn-in customer’s heart stopped while dropping off excess material at a DLA facility in Germany in November.

Jan. 18, 2024

Euro team rallies to support colleague’s orchard loss

When a DLA employee-owned generational Sicilian farm was destroyed by wildfire, the DLA Disposition Services Europe and Africa region staff came together to help replace lost olive trees.

Dec. 19, 2023

Years of service ceremony honors local national employees

Local national employees from Defense Logistics Agency Europe & Africa, U.S. Air Forces Europe and Africa and the Defense Commissary Agency received recognition for their years in service in a ceremony hosted by the 86th Force Support Squadron at the Officers Club on Ramstein Air Base Dec. 7.

Dec. 14, 2023

Demil specialists best tough-to-destroy ballistic glass

DLA’s Kaiserslautern-based property disposal experts recently overcame some long-term hurdles to the disposal of ballistic glass in Europe.

Nov. 29, 2023

Germany-based excess property specialist honored for Q4 effort

Clint Sweeney nabbed fiscal 2023 Employee of the 4th Quarter honors for helping keep the Grafenwoehr site humming despite staffing shortfalls.